News from the School of Law 2013
Law Winter Graduation 2013
20 December 2013
Postgraduate law students were awarded their degrees on 10 December 2013 at the ceremony held in the Great Hall in the People’s Palace at Queen Mary's Mile End campus.
Dr Prakash Shah acted as an expert witness in a recent Supreme Court case, AA (Somalia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 81.
Dr Maks Del Mar publishes two special issues on legal reasoning
19 December 2013
Children’s charities, parental support organisations, members of the UK's and US adult industry and major internet service providers (ISPs) have committed to work together to ensure that better measures are introduced to help prevent youngsters being able to access hardcore pornography online.
Professor McConville and Dr Bryson: A guide to interviewing
11 December 2013
Professor Sean Mcconville and Dr Anna Bryson have written a guide book on interviewing. The pair have extensive experience of conducting interviews with people from all walks of life from political offenders to homemakers who have been involved in the Irish Peace Process.
Rights against democracy - recalling International Human Rights Day
10 December 2013
Human ‘rights’ have emerged progressively, over centuries. They have transformed millennia of thinking about politics, culture and law. They paint a portrait of individuals as, by nature, equal holders of inalienable rights. (Many protagonists have countered with notions of group rights, but those remain controversial in theory and practice.)
Layers of Meaning: Is the interview a tool for Peace-Building?
6 December 2013
One of the most ambitious and innovative projects ever to address conflict and peace-building in Northern Ireland was celebrated at the Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast on Thursday 5 December.
Fourth Volume of the Queen Mary Law Journal is published
28 November 2013
The Queen Mary Law Society has published the fourth volume of the annual Queen Mary Law Journal (QMLJ). This edition includes submissions from students on various legal topics including contract law, judicial review and the fundamental rights of irregular migrants in the European Union.
Norah Gallagher spoke at the Arbitration Ireland Conference
22 November 2013
Irish Political Prisoners 1920-1962: Pilgrimage of Desolation is the second volume of a trilogy by Seán McConville, a professor in Law and Public Policy at Queen Mary University of London.
Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed to a new group set up by the European Commission (EC) to boost consumer trust in cloud computing.
Preiskel & Co, a leading technology, media and telecommunications law firm, has teamed up with Queen Mary to run a prize essay competition for postgraduate students.
Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Scholarship Winners 2013
18 November 2013
Professor Eric Heinze to speak at Wolfson College, Oxford
16 November 2013
In the first of a series of collaborative projects between the criminal justice centres of Renmin University and Queen Mary, University of London, a joint conference on Policy and Criminal Justice: How to meet the challenges of organized crime in the context of globalization was held in Beijing on 25-26 October.
Criminal Justice Centre cooperation with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, which is hosted by Griffith University in Queensland, has led to the establishment of two Discretionary Travel Scholarships to support student mobility for eligible masters students undertaking studies at Queen Mary University of London in the fields of comparative criminal law, criminology and security.
Free legal advice offer to Tech City
4 November 2013
A new free legal advice service has been launched for east London digital companies by Queen Mary University of London as part of National Pro Bono Week (4-8 Nov).
Dr Paul Gragl on Edward Snowden and extradition
1 November 2013
Celebration for Professor Sir Roy Goode’s 80th Birthday
30 October 2013
The Freshfields arbitration lecture 2013
28 October 2013
Dr Maksymilian Del Mar awarded prestigious fellowship
27 October 2013
Professor Mitsilegas to give keynote on the future of Eurojust
14 October 2013
Professor Matthews welcomes Chinese delegation to London
11 October 2013
A series of thought-provoking plays, aimed at raising the awareness of the controversial issue of human abuses carried out by international businesses working in developing countries, will be premiered across the UK.
Thomas C Baxter Jr, General Counsel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York spoke about the work of the New York Federal bank in building a more stable financial system.
Meet a QM Law academic in Tokyo, 25 October 2013
7 October 2013
QM Law student co-edits book on 'Parliament and the Law'
3 October 2013
CLSGC announces winner of 2013 Legal Theory Essay Competition
26 September 2013
Peace Process Project report on 'Mixed Marriages: From Hurt to Hope'
25 September 2013
What are you reading? Criminologist reviews book by QM's Amber Marks
19 September 2013
Derya Bayir (GLOCUL): Minorities in Turkey
7 August 2013
Global Antitrust Review (GAR) - Call for Submissions
17 July 2013
Law Summer Graduation and Prize Winners 2013
16 July 2013
Financial Law and Regulation - June Events
30 April 2013
Third Volume of the Queen Mary Law Journal is Published
22 March 2013
Norah Gallagher spoke at CIArb, Dublin
4 March 2013
Double success as law professors appointed as honorary QCs
28 February 2013
Law and Economics Yearly Review - Part 2 is Published
22 February 2013
LLM in Paris wins Franco-British Lawyers' Prize
8 February 2013
Queen Mary introduces new LLM in International Shipping Law
30 January 2013
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on the global energy governance
29 January 2013
Intellectual Property Annual Prize Winners
17 January 2013